Trampolining world record broken in Loughborough

A new world record has been broken in Loughborough today as 298 people took to trampolines to bounce simultaneously for five and a half minutes.

The record was broken at Loughborough University, the preparation camp of Team GB this afternoon.

The Torch visited the site earlier this morning as part of day 46 of the relay, a carnival procession took place through Loughborough ahead of the Torch arrival.

The Torch is now leaving Whitwell Harbour and due to arrive in Uppingham at 16.15hrs, it will then move on to Stamford and then to Peterborough.

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The Olympic Torch

The Olympic Torch is touring the UK on a 70 day relay. It is being carried through villages, towns and cities across the Midlands travelling by boat, train, tram, and cable car, and even across ice.